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love run. a couple minutes from right not. live report on the conditions coming up. we will check road conditions where there could be icy spots, we are lag live at route one, situation that we have been following, rain we will get a traffic report during the show. katie will tell us when to expect warmer temperatures. also ahead two robberies just seven minutes apart at 7-eleven convenient store. we will tell what you police say about the investigation. it is sunday april 10th i'm rahel solomon. well, katie is here or a sunday morning filling in for justin as he catches up, on some south jersey sleep. >> yes, what a novel idea no kidding. >> chilly morning. >> thankfully not terribly windy. we have that going for us. snow is gone. >> it is saturday. >> i know, those flakes were huge. >> they were huge. >> we have had a lot of moisture within that and temperatures were marginal that is part of it as well.
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reason we didn't have that light fluffy snow it was not cold enough but it was cold enough to support it, coming down as it did, and we had a lot of moisture to work with with that system. it is all long out of here. we are at this point just dealing with it the as a distant memory and freeze warning in effect which we will get to. storm scan is nice, calm, collect and quiet and that will stay that way throughout the course of the day. we will go to the area temperatures and at this point now that the sun has been up for an hour and a half or so we're starting to see a modest rebound take place here, and many of these spots in the 30's were stuck in the 20's for as long as we have been on the air since 6:00 this morning. but we are seeing a rebound. more northerly component to the wind flow. even though it is not necessarily windy but it is feeling chill which that wind flow and you can see how calm it is right now outside in our live neighborhood network but a blanket of snow over the sand, on the beach. looking forward in the
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eyewitness weather, regional wide forecast talking upper 40's at best. mid-april you are talking lower 60's on average. it is a chilly day for the standard despite a that sunshine and as we look forward in the forecast i do promise that temperatures will ease up but along the way it comes with a trade off and that will be in the form of some rainfall which i will track for you a bit later in the show, rahel, now back to you. katie, thank you you. we are just moments away from the start of the love run, cherri gregg from our sister station kyw 1060 is live at the start of the race on ben franklin parkway. good morning, cherri. >> good morning, rahel. as you can see the run is just about to start. we had our wheelchair runners come through the start line and now they are about to start in just a second. you heard them give a 20 seconds count down and now as you can see folks have been stretching, trying to stay warm but this is perfect running weather, as i have
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been told and here's that number, four, three, two, one... >> they're off. 10,000 runners. they are all at different pacees from 13 minutes all the way down to about six and a half minutes. they are taking off at the very scenic tour of philadelphia a, that they are going on. all the way down to sixth street, backup, market and then down ml k drive this morning. 13 miles from this the first half marathon of the running season. they have been stretching, sort of jumping up and down all morning trying to stay warm but i understand that by the time they hit mile two most of them will be pretty warm. the big issue with this cold will be freezing, because a lot of water is being thrown to the side so they will be putting sand down a long the route to make sure runners don't slip. there will be an issue you for spectators like myself
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standing on the side line trying to get warm because our own body heat will be keeping us that way because we're not running. the as you can see there is 200 teams, 10,000 runners runnem 42 different states all will gathered here for this premiere half mar thon. the first of the season for philadelphia. this is what people use to gear up for the broad street run. they will go all the different stops in the city of brotherly love and that is one of the reasons why they called it the love run. so it will be a couple of hours that they are out here, running, again, the first half mar then of our season, 10,000 runners, look at them, colorfully dressed, they have their hats, their layers but they will be throwing those clothes off by the time they hit mile two as part of the love run. don't you just love it, people staying in shape, being healthy out here for the third annual love run. live at the starting line at
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eakins oval cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> cherri, thank you. there is nothing wrong withstanding on the sidelines to just cheer on runners, thank you, girl. spring has been feeling more like winter, snow fell win tensity in south jersey. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff has more on how gloucester county handled the springtime snow. >> reporter: after a season of hunkering down, an additional winter-likening brought saturday night back inside. >> we have had big flakes but great to come out here with snow falling. >> reporter: much of the south jersey was hit with nearly blinding snowfall at times with dense a accumulation in certain areas. >> i was wearing shorts yesterday to work and now it is coming down like it is december. >> it is snowing. >> reporter: in mullica eight year-old step seemed enthused at first but showed us how he makes the best of the the
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snowy spring situation. do you like the snow. >> yes. >> reporter: it is yummy, right. >> it tastes like water. >> reporter: most said that since our winter was on the mild side there is no sense in complaining. >> it is april, i like march better. >> reporter: whether it is bowling or settling in this region took this snow as a great excuse to stay inside. >> i think i will just go home, watch a movie, eat some food and that is all. >> reporter: like everyone's honesty today, well, focus for the rest of the evening will be on the roads as they are wet from the snowfall and temperatures continue to drop. reporting from gloucester county alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> around the region snow down the shore, these photos were sent to us from eyewitness joan sill, exactly what you would expect at the beach snow covering the boards and on the beach in ocean city, certainly summer certainly feeling a
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long ways away. where is summer? spring flowers getting a coating of snow in plymouth meeting montgomery county. snow certainly pretty to look at the but did it stick? leaving the roads and grass for the most part just wet. snow not however bothering this dog, look at that cutie, he seems to be enjoying playing in it as he rolls around the rocks in wissohickon. now his extra coating of fur did help them beat the chilly temperatures. frolicking in the snow. not however quite the ideal day for lacrosse game "eyewitness news" on temple campus where women's team faced off against vanderbilt in the snow some players still out there in shorts not bothered a at all and plenty of people also showed up to cheer on the owls, even though the conditions weren't great. spring snow also hit harrisburg, a couple inches accumulated on the ground, vehicles and park benches the snow there for the most part just leaving the roads
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slippery. slick road may be to blame for an early morning crash in burlington, new jersey. police tell us that the the driver hit a pole, flipped over, and then was thrown from the car. it happened around 2:00 on bridge road in shamong. no details on the vick tell's condition. the causes under investigation. police are investigating a pair of armed robberies at 7-elevens in northeast philadelphia a police tell us that the first robbery happened at a 7-eleven on the 7900 block of frankford avenue, around 2:00 this morning. the second robbery happened around ten minutes later, at the 7-eleven at bridge and thompson streets. investigators say three men armed with the gun, got away with some cash and cigarettes, before leaving in a maroon vehicle, in details on how much money was taken but thankfully no one was injured. off-duty officer shoots and kills a suspected robber during an attempted hold up in philadelphia. "eyewitness news" on the corner of the the broad street and chew avenue in olney,
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police say a man tried to rob an elderly man at gunpoint when an off-duty officer who happened to be nearby leaped into action. police a say robber had a weapon pointed it at the officer before the officer opened fire. the frantic manhunt is now over for suspects caught on tape just before the brussels airport terror attacks. jonathan vigliotti has very latest now from london. >> reporter: belgium prosecutors finally have the so-called, man in the hat, they say he is mohammad a beanie, one of the terror suspects rounded up in raids on friday. during interrogation authorities say abrini admitted he is the person in surveillance video seen next to the suicide bombers in the brussels airport. abrini is also linked to the paris attacks last april. he was caught on the gas station security camera, with terror suspect salah abdeslam two days before the coordinated massacre in the french massacre. abrini is one of the four men charged with participating in
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terror attacks. thirty-two people died last month at the airport, and the at a brussels subway station. the authorities say one of the suspects in custody is osama, he is a cues of being the second man at deadly train station attack. belgium police carried out more raids saturday, as they looked for additional accomplices, and worked to counter fierce criticism that they have in the done enough to battle will terrorism. jonathan vigliotti for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and belgium's prime minister announced a saturday that the government was looking to recruit the a thousand more officers, for the federal police force. a fire in the crowded temple in southern india has claim more than a hundred lives. a spark from a fire works show ignited a separate batch of fire works that has been stored in the temple complex. huge flames engulfed the building within minutes trapping hundreds within the temple. the fire injured at least two hundred others and gutted the temple. still to come this morning we will catch up with the
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delaware school children who are tasting a champion ship but not in a a sport, much different kind of competition. and also ahead another unique contest, this military vet isn't trying to stay in combat shape as stephanie stahl explains she's training for a pageant, a lot more than just looks but first here's katie. we are certainly looking at a chilly day here, thankfully the sunnies back but there is a at least somewhat of a warming trend that is on the way, we will talk temperatures but also, more wet weather on the the way, in your full forecast on the other side of the break.
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second national chess title in the last three years. to them they tell me it is about much more than just a game. >> outside, the tough streets of the wilmington, delaware inside the library at thomas edison charter school. >> i don't know, it just puts something in my heart. >> reporter: even playing field a chess board. >> we attend these national tournaments you do not see many minority students. these are children from the most poor toughest areas, in the state, but they understand that it is not where you are from but where you are trying to go. >> reporter: they are going to indianapolis april 15th for the national junior high chess championship. they have been to nationals before and they have also won before. >> we're trying to win our second title in three years. >> reporter: for students here at thomas edison the game of chess is more than just about play, in fact, it is an opportunity to check mate the perceptions and stereotypes about who plays the game.
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>> a lot have people would think that we're not very good but they lower their expectations on the board, we will usually win. >> reporter: offer coming challenges is something they are used to. to get around the fact that most parents probably wouldn't be able to afford the trip the school fund raises a go fund me page. i learned the hard way just how good they are. ever the skeptical journalist i decided to get in the ring and take on one of their best players. >> you don't think i can go at least ten minutes. >> it the depend. >> reporter: sixth grader mekhi who will instant about three, two, one. >> check mate. >> good game. >> and if you'd like to help we put a link to the go fund me page on our web site at cbs philly.com. >> katie joins us now. >> we did have fun but they were actual that i good. >> i didn't see that wrong it took three tries for the kid to just wipe you. >> yes, it was sad. you know what i failed to
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mention, they are all like honor students. >> yes. >> what a great cause. i hepp folks can help out. i am in the saying i would do much better than that. >> were you pretty good at forecasting the weather. >> appreciate that. but that is my expertise for sure and it does look like we will see brilliant sunshine but it is still chilly and there are sports we will get blanket of snow coming down from yesterday. so yeah, feels like winter in the middle of april, right but not that atypical. we have shown you these statistics in the last few days and worth repeating. biggest april storm we have ever had dumped well over a foot. that happened a long time ago in 1915 between april 3rd and 4th but we have also back in 1983 pick up just shy of 2 inches. it is a little rare but it is possible. so hey, just one of those years, right? latest snow we had happened on may eighth of 1947. so we can get here obviously very late in the season simply because mother narcan do
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whatever she want, right? looking at storm scan three it is nice and clear, one wide zoom shows more wet weather on the way. it looks somewhat disorganized. the we are watching a frontal boundary that will take shape and bring through additional wet weather for early part of your week. down in the deep south for masters today those lucky guys, mostly sunny and please a ant in august a with full sunshine. so you can watch that right here on cbs-3 in the comfort of your nice warm living room. with that said chillies with us today, having trouble advancing these graphics. freeze warning still in effect here across the entire region. everyone shaded in the purple. you might wonder why we don't see any freeze warnings up toward lehigh valley, poconos, that is because at this point it is still too early in the season to start to put those out. you can still get enough cold. by the tail end of april is when we will see final freeze that you will see during this time of the year. the that is if it is warranted
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we will see them popping up again. at as we go outside taking a live look, sky top lodge, beautiful view, if it weren't so cold, it is just absolutely a beautiful view up this way. bright blue skies, beautiful lake and light, light win. now things do go back downhill for us, they tend to at some point but we will get through entire sunday time frame without a hitch. always 10:00 o'clock tonight barely clouds out there those will build with time. tomorrow though we will start to see scattered showers, in the area radar, most notely future weather picks up a cross southeastern pa and as we hit first pitch for phillies there will be something to track. the question is where does it set up? this is not a gospel what you are looking at the here with future weather but just guidance. i went be shocked to see this set up in a different location. question is, is it over citizens bank park. we will see how we do but regardless the wetter of the two day comes tuesday. look at that heavy rain for tail even of the typical morning rush through midday round have rain pushing through, in relatively slow
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fashion. they will have that tarp out over the ballpark here on tuesday but thankfully it looks like any rain will get out in time for that evening game. for now we are up to 49 with the chill in the air starting with sunshine that will blast us mess of the day. eventually included build in. because they do it is more seasonal chill. we will get blanket of cloud cover overhead that limits the amount of cooling that can take place. we will look forward in the eyewitness weather seven day. watch for showers to be out and about but tomorrow is not a wash out by any stretch. mid to upper 50's. then next tuesday and wednesday. tuesday, that is absolutely the day that the wet weather gear is required. it does look like a pretty soggy tuesday coming up, rahel, back over to you. keep umbrellas around, thanks. time is 8:19. lets check those road. ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center. you have been monitoring the situation all morning. any update there. >> route one is still closed rahel in bucks county, closed to i-95, in the oxford valley
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road, just due to a very serious multi vehicle accident that is here. we have emergency crews on the scene along with police crew that is will be here longer, so it is already been closed for a couple hours now. and that closure will unfortunately continue route one in bucks county shut down between i-95 and oxford valley road due to a serious accident. we will move traffic cam here to i-95 at walt whitman bridge this portion of 95 looks good looking at walt whitman at the top of the screen no delays offer problems. taking that to pennsauken township on 30 westbound and airport circle there is a down utility pole in the middle of the roadway, two lanes close there had. on to the ben franklin parkway looking at the sea of people there ben franklin parkway westbound is shut down between logan square and art museum circle what you are looking at now and martin luther king drive shut down between parkway and falls bridge. that is latest from the cbs-3 traffic center i'm ann evans now rahel back to you.
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princess charlotte gets and early birthday gift her very own flower. a flower company created this new bloom made for young princess looking beautiful there. they even delivered a bouquet of the flowers to the royal couple shortry after charlotte's birth. they are pink with green tips. the young princess turns one years old next month and percentage of the proceed from each sale of charlotte's flower will be donated to a children's charity. and on the cbs-3 healthwatch celebrating the beauty and power of women who served in the military with a special competition. the winner gets a crown but this isn't traditional beauty pageant. health reporter stephanie stahl introduces us to a local contestant for miss veteran america. >> reporter: twenty-nine year-old erika walsh is training to win the title of push up princess. >> i love challenge, and anything that makes me step outside my comfort zone. >> reporter: erika, a trainer
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and owns do dub fitness in king of prussia was serving at guantanamo bay and in iraq. >> is it scary being there? >> it is scary, at first and then you get used to it. i wanted to serve my country. >> reporter: she did her time and now a student at west chester. and in her spare time, she runs classes at the her gym and they are intense. >> this is the pull up, and slowly back down. do you want to try? >> no. >> again. >> how many of these can you do. >> i don't know. >> but she doesn't really get the tired and she's got a big heart. >> you know how people can get survivor skills. i had my life too good skills so i need to give back to the community. >> reporter: enter miss veteran america contest, erika is among 120 serve boys men competing for the title. >> there is a ball gown part and then a part where they make you go back and put on your combat boots and that is
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where push up competition comes in in your dress and combat boots. >> they will be judged on military knowledge, poise, personality. >> you can be glamorous but it is not what they are looking for. there is no bikini competition, no get your make up done, no, we are your average joe, you know, we are your gi jane. >> reporter: proceed from the event help homeless women veterans and their children. >> when i saw this opportunity and it was raising money, wearness and bringing light to females that serve in the military i was all bit and i'm all about girl power. >> reporter: erika is involved in a variety of events to help homeless vets that competition is in october, we have more information for you at cbs philly.com, click on health. i'm stephanie stahl cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good luck to erika. we are back in a moment with the new project for actor hugh jackman one that may wake up
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actor hugh jackman is one of the busiest people in show biz, working both screen and stage. and now at cbs sunday morning lee cohen tells us he found energy to take on yet another project, the coffee business. here's a preview what you will see coming up later on cbs sunday morning. >> i will teach you a little have a mug. it is like you better risk something even if it is working out and it is in our dna. >> hugh jackman have a go mug was on display while heading out for coffee. >> hi, good morning. >> thank you so much. >> my pleasure. >> thanks so much for coming. >> i'm here every morning. >> this is perhaps, his biggest risk of all. >> how are you.
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>> yes. >> people feel from snubby about coffee. >> so much so he owns this pose age stamp of a cafe and another just like it, both in lower machine hat on. >> i get stopped more in the street. i can tell you this in new york and people thanking me for this cafe and coffee then i to for any of my movies. >> really. >> thanks for coming. >> thank you. >> pleasure. >> i come every morning. >> people will say, not so much movies but thank you for the coffee. >> yes. >> hugh jackman selling coffee to prevent poverty, that is this sunday morning right here on cbs-3 at 9:00 a.m. the actress throwing her support for donald trump and getting backlash on social media, that is coming up next. also ahead just a week to file your taxes but don't let last minute rush cost you money? jim donovan shows us thousand avoid common mistakes. plus hanging out with the
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that's a fact. but this whole "blondes have more fun" thing... ♪ standing by for fun. ♪ good morning, i'm rahel solomon. justin is working tonight, and katie joins us this morning on the cbs-3 sky deck. the it is cold out there. >> good morning, rahel.
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we are definitely feeling the chill out here, but not the terribly windy. we will see sunshine through the better part of the day. some good news i come to offer, say for the fact that it is so cold outside. it sure beats snow. unless you are dig ago this snow it left behind a mess to clean up, right, at this point, however nothing but blue skies overhead here at cbs-3 and rest of the region as a whole. we will start off by taking to you storm scan where it is clear as a bell and stay that way all day to day, a few clouds will start to build in with time here but again, it is dry, that is the key, taking a quick peak at what is in store, at least for another hour and a half, we have a freeze warning in effect, regional wide, protect those plants and sensitive vegetation but at this point i hope did you have a chance to do that but average last freeze is about this time of the year, so we may have one of our sleeves before you all said and done. we will see temperatures easing up. this may be the last gasp, we will see how we do.
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33 degrees is temperature at philly international. twenty-one mount pocono. still chilly outside, but as day progresses, we will ease up a little bit upper 40's as opposed to the lower 40's from yesterday but we can expect to see a few clouds building with time, still staying dry, however, that is the spectation, although there is wet weather that does return to the forecast and then coming up i will tell you when to expect that, rahel, back inside to you. >> can't wait to hear it, thanks, katie. love run is underway in philadelphia, 10,000 runners are braving very frigid temperatures to take on the half marathon. cherri gregg from our sister station kyw 1060 is live in the middle of the action on ben franklin parkway. good morning, cherri are you warm yet. >> i am still cold, no, i'm not warm yet, rahel but the run started just a few moments ago, 10,000 runners across the starting line ripping off their clothes in 30 plus degree weather as they tried to stay warm until the race started. one of the beneficiaries of
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all that clothe ago this was thrown off to the side is an organization called clothespin and i'm here live with madeline and michael rest nick, founders of the organization, tell me exactly what you will be doing with all of the clothing that was thrown off today. >> so all these pieces of clothes will be going to a home less shelter, the breakfast club, and so, they will take clothing and distribute them to home less people to stay warm in the winter. >> reporter: wonderful. today is huge. how many pieces will you get to day. >> we will get a couple thousand pieces and we are excited, so we did a quarter million for eight years we have been doing this in philadelphia. >> reporter: a quarter million pieces. people kind of dress like hobos when they come to these races and throw off clothing because they don't need it as they come running. so as you can see there are bags and bags of clothing, about ten volunteers running through to pick up this clothing all along the race route. this is a half marathon. the first of the season.
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all in the name of love. live from eakins oval, cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> very good cause, thank you. turning to campaign 2016, democrat bernie sanders and republican ted cruz are inching closer to the front runners. sanders won the wyoming caucus and cruise got quite a few delegates in colorado. next big prize is in new york, cbs news correspondent brian web is on the campaign trail. >> reporter: home turf battle is brewing between brooklyn born bernie sanders a and hillary clinton who made new york her adopted home. >> i actually think new york will values are really good for america. >> reporter: whooping 291 delegates are up for grabs in new york, sanders is behind in the delegate count but making up for it with momentum taking eight of the last nine contests with a win in wyoming. sanders got the news from his wife and announced to it a crowded auditorium in queens.
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>> news bulletin we just won wyoming. >> reporter: ted cruz grabbed colorado's 37 delegates sat the day and then rush off to nevada where he poke fun at the democrats. >> the democratic field right now consists of a wild eyed socialist with ideas that are dangerous for america and the world and bernie sanders. >> john kasich spoke in rochester, new york, vowing to fight for average americans. >> trying to play by rules and get somewhere, we just want to believe that the system is ferreter report front runner donald trump lead in the polls heading in to next tuesday's insuring primary. brian web for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". cbs face the nation will be coming your way later on this morning, at 10:30 right here on cbs-3. joining us now with the preview live from washington is the moderator and cbs news political director john dickerson, john, good morning.
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>> reporter: good morning, rahel. we will start our conversation this morning with bernie sanders who has had a nice stretch of wins for his campaign, what does that mean for the larger democratic race? how will he make up that deficit he still has with hillary clinton in pledged delegates? then we will talk to john kasich on the republican side. he has plans for the opened convention a lot of republicans are preparing for in cleveland. what does it mean to have an opened convention? there is a lot of talk about fairness and how anybody other than donald trump is going to get the nomination. will we will talk to john case bic that but we will talk to anthony, the director of elections here at cbs news, about the map going forward. the it sound complicated. it is a little complicated. he will boil it down for us and help us pay attention to the right numbers and work through the complexity. we will also, rahel, have our political round table as always and then a special conversation with ken burns about his wonderful documentary about jackie robinson coming out good a lot
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to look forward to, thanks, john. once again to day's face the nation with john dickerson coming up later this morning at 10:30 right here on cbs-3. actress kirstie allie endorsed donald trump and received backlash on twitter. she made at announcement on friday just days after, former new york mayor rudy guiliani also endorsed trump. allie has spent the weekend defending her choice for president. and still a head, just a week to go, did you file your taxes yet? jim donovan will show you kind of mistakes you should be a jim donovan will show you kind of mistakes you should be a katie mcginty knowshool, get the routine. by. her dad was a philly cop. mom worked in a restaurant. then, hard work opened doors. now it's not quite enough. but mcginty's working to change that, helping create thousands of new jobs.
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started a tax return. and an accountants say last minute tax preparations can lead to some mistakes. three on your side looks at most common errors. >> reporter: in the final days before the the federal income tax filing deadline, things can get stressful. but don't let that stress cost you money. >> one of the biggest mistakes we will see is taxpayers not taking advantage of the deductions and credits on their personal tax return. >> reporter: carlos is a cpa and he says taxpayers miss out on credits for day care and education. and those education credits can be for your children or even yourself. >> there has to be any individual, going back to school, to obtain some kind of certified degree. >> reporter: why you don't want to miss out on credits it is important not to make any false claims which is common when it comes to charity. >> we see a lot of times with charities is people simply over stating what they are contributing. >> reporter: another mistake, choosing the wrong filing status. >> there is five different
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filing statuses that an individual can take on their tax returns. >> reporter: that status can change depending on your circumstances. >> maybe just recently went through a divorce, unmarried, maybe you have a child now thaw are taking care of, you are providing more than half of the support for that child, you can take advantage of head of household the status. >> reporter: keep in mind if you do not file a correct status your return could be rejected our your refund delayed. while it is great to get a big refund that is in the smartest thing to do, better off adjusting your tax withheld goes and getting extra money in your paycheck throughout the year. you can adjust withholding by going forward just fill out a new w4 form, and submit it to your employer. reporting for three on your side, i'm east jim donovan. good to snow. >> happening today, the cost of the first class stamp is going down, by 2 cents. the price of the stamp, drops from 49 cents to 47 cents. now the postal service doesn't want the decrease but it
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doesn't have a choice. it is regulator who is ordering it. the postal service will lose $2 billion due to the decrease and, get this, last time there was a price in the price of postage was in 1919. it decreased then from 3 cents to 2 cents. very different times. well, still to come this morning, snow brought a taste of winter back to the delaware valley but spring will make a come back this week. katie is back to tell us when to expect a warm up and our next chance for rain. also ahead a dream come true, the ten year-old who is getting ready to serve out the first pitch at tomorrow's phillies home opener. stay with us.
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welcome back in case you haven't heard the flyers are playoff bound. they did it by beating the pittsburgh penguins but did get some help when detroit and boston lost. now game was tied in the second period and then wayne
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simmonds gets his second goal of the contest and gave the flyers the lead for good. they beat pitberg three-one. after the game the team thought turned to ailing flyers chairman ed snyder. >> talking to the guys in the room, and it was, you know, it is a win, and a playoff birth, for mr. snyder and for the unbelievable fans of the philadelphia flyers. >> really motional when we started thinking about it. you know that he is happy that we are making the playoffs and excited, and we will... >> the flyers will square off against washington capitals, the caps have the most points in the league this year but the flyers split the series against them. and ncaa champion villanova wildcats watched the flyers clinch, as coach jay
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wright tweeted this video of the players celebrating with all of the fans at the wells fargo center. good to see them enjoying time off. phillies home opener is tomorrow and a ten year-old will throw out first pitch. he talk with our greg argos about this dream come true. >> reporter: phillies opening day... fans pumped. >> i think it is great just the spirit and comradery of the phillies fans getting together. >> reporter: before the the players take the field there has to be ceremonial first pitch. and the honor this year is going to a special, ten year-old fan. >> i'm just used to pitching and i think i can do it. >> reporter: are you worried or are you practicing. >> i'm's not really that worried, no. >> reporter: confident. he was diagnosed with leukemia in february. >> i'm doing good. i just try to stay positive. >> reporter: when his child life specialist at ai du pont
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children's hospital found out he was a big baseball player. >> i play first base and pitcher. >> reporter: and even bigger phillies fan. >> i love baseball. i play it. i go to the games a lot. >> reporter: she knew she had to make sure he through the first first pitch. >> as soon as i heard we had an opportunity to nominate a patient i said matt is the perfect kid. i check with the doctors. when they said yes i said he is perfect kid we have to get him to do this. >> three strikes you our at the old ballgame. >> reporter: with the pep rally in the lobby on thursday, he says he is excited. you will throw a strike. >> yes. >> reporter: his armies ready for monday's fast ball. even though matt is pumped about throwing out the first pitch on opening day, i did find someone who is just a little bit more excited, reporting from ai du pont hospital for children i'm greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". so cute.
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>> i love it what will the wet are being like when matt throws out that first pitch. >> it will be milder, rahel but there may be wet weather in the area. we will absolutely cover that here but we will take you out to our eyewitness weather watchers up and adam, sunday morning with us so thanks on our report, guys. we will take you way out here 31 degrees from rusty in the suburbs with full sunshine and he is below freezing much like many of you are right now. he woke up with some snow on the grass and he is wondering if we can expect to it melt today. would i say generally speaking yes, because temperatures will start to rebound, we have got full sunshine that will help that along and we didn't unless you in the western suburbs see a lot from philadelphia on east. that meanwhile said he just sent a picture of it, lets take a look, those poor flowers are so chilly. the lets go take you back to the map we will go to another one and take you further east here, 28 degrees from michael will riley. he is seeing full sunshine in
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sanatoga with very low dew points, nice dry air mass and light win if any at all, but calling it sunday fun day. good morning to everyone. meanwhile we will go a across delaware here to peter's report, 32 under full sunshine, nice quiet beginning to the morning and entire sunday is looking the same. the eventually a few clouds will build but for now it is a lovely shot as we go live to bethlehem northampton county shot being taken from host tell bethlehem and off in the distance facing south we have south mountain, we have moravian college campus here just such a beautiful area of the least high valley, big fan of this area with musikfest, i love this area. with that said, we had snow yesterday. lets talk about how normal this is. it is not the most typical thing to see snow this late in the the year, however, it is not like it never happened. as we go back to last year latest we had any measurable snow happened late in march. april 15th the year before that we picked up a trace, on
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tax day in less. the that is also nicole brewer's birthday which is interesting. wyche at this point seeing things calm down, clear out, and from yes, some rare but it happens, april snowfall, and we have got high pressure on our side. we will start to see pattern downhill again. i mentioned potential for wet weather with the phillies. here's is what up. it doesn't look that organized. we have two branches of the jet stream, eventually we will see this merge together and this will come through as a cold front for our area, looking forward to it. behind that temperatures ease up here. we are still stuck in the chill but notice the blues retreating over the canadian border. that tells us that the warmth will start to move in. it is a slow process, don't get me raining we're not going to sky rocket back in the 60's and 07's but we will get through the 60's and more seasonal territory for the tail end of the week. now when we talk about freezes we are sitting in freeze warning here in the entire delaware valley.
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on average this is about the time of the month that you will start to sees the last freeze of the season. this may very well have been the last one that we will see. we will see how we do, because there is still, time to kill here but it does look like temperatures will start easing up for the next several days. meanwhile here's where we stand temperature wise low 30's at the watchers, a a lot of similar reports coming into us here 306789 in quakertown. it will be a chilly afternoon in chester at u.s. women's national team is out playing colombia. see carli lloyd, joyce johnson, 46 degrees. full sunshine for that match at 2:00 for kick off today. lets take you into what happens later tonight. pretty seasonal chill in philadelphia by the way expect that we will get to the upper 40's at best with more sun then anything but clouds rebuild, essentially acting like a blanket of cloud cover to limit how cold it gets. we will still be in the 40's by tuesday, over the next front that comes through we will bottom out to the 50's but then back in the chill again by wednesday. in the meantime tuesday, that
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is a wet day, it looks like we will be dodging pretty steady rain at that point but tomorrow for phillies home opener, maybe just a shower but it won't be a wash out. if you love watching weather and you wanted to be featured in the newscast, go ahead and become a weather watcher, sign upright now at cbs philly.com/watchers. back to you. >> thank you. time right now 8:52. lets check on the roads. and ann evans is here. i know you have been following that situation at route one, bucks county, any update there. >> yes, progress as well. we have northbound lanes opened right now as you can see, rahel between oxford valley road and i-95 southbound lanes still shut down, again, very serious accident. injury was involved, there is still emergency crews on the scene here and they are trying to clear it out but route one south shut down between oxford valley road and 95 in middle will town bucks county. we will move traffic cam to the ben franklin parkway and sea of people for love run. ben franklin parkway is shut
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down between logan square and art museum circle, along with martin lieutenant are king drive to the parkway and falls bridge and kelly drive between fountain green and strawberry mansion drive shut down not only for run but manny flick regot a we will move traffic cam one more time to the ben franklin bridge in, delays or problems here. but if you are taking ben franklin bridge to the pennsauken township, a down utility pole in the middle of the roadway there. two lanes are closed. that is latest from the cbs-3 traffic center i'm ann evans now back to you rahel. >> ann, thank you. today is april 10th national sibling day. bond between siblings is extra special and today is a day to honor our special bond. >> these are life long relationships and usually longest relationship of the person's life, much longer than a mother and father's relationship. so katie and i want to share some pictures of our siblings. >> absolutely. >> first up, oh, yeah. >> rahel, i am the older sister, those are my brothers
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sammy on the left and baby abell on my left. this was quite sometime ago. >> so precious. >> they are much taller now, much older, and they are going to kill me when they find out i put this out there. >> look at how sweet they are. >> you look like a coating big sister. >> they would call me a boss i big sister. >> yes. >> you cannot break the love though. very sweet. >> i give you a picture of my brother, i'm not the in this one but little baby in his arms is my daughter, and this is at christmastime when my brother scott met him and parker for very first time. i am telling you how they stared at each other for minutes on end like they just developed this bond. >> unbreakable gays. >> it was awesome. >> so it was just so sweet, love you scott, love the whole family. >> your girls will have a special bond because more than siblings they are twins. >> absolutely.
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